Collaborate & Communicate Better with the Cvent Community

With the recent push towards virtual, the Cvent Community forum has been updated with more content, resources, and training to help support you during this challenging time. The Community now provides even more scalable solutions, delivering exponential value through networking opportunities, expert-led sessions, tips and tricks, and live meet-ups. Constructing a sense of community and


Virtual Meeting Guide: Tips on Going Remote

Many of us attend meetings every day, sometimes, a lot more than we would like. Meetings are often blocked out into our schedules a week in advance or are thrown onto that one free block of time on our calendars an hour before they begin. While we’re used to meeting with our teams or clients


8 Ways to Use Venue Sourcing Technology to Plan for the Unexpected

Event planners are no strangers to planning for the unexpected. Crises happen when you least expect them. Budgets change. Venues close. Natural disasters, political unrest, health scares, or any unimaginable act can happen anywhere in the world, causing panic and event cancellations or postponements. Event planners need to be prepared and able to act fast, understand their venue


Challenging Times for Event Planners

Industry Speak: How Are Event Planners Impacted?

Challenging Times for Event Planners These are challenging times in the meetings and events industry. With the pandemic forcing millions into isolation, and in-person events being cancelled left, right and centre, there’s no doubt that event planners are one of the hardest hit. What probably makes this all worse is the uncertainty floating around that


Leading B2B Marketing in Times of Adversity: Part 1

If you are like most of us, you are likely spending significant energy thinking about how to adapt to the effects of a global pandemic.  If you are in a leadership role, that has likely been compounded by your responsibilities for your team and numerous other stakeholders. If you are a CMO or marketing leader,


18 Ways to Engage Attendees at Virtual Meetings and Events

Unlike in-person meetings and events, virtual events provide attendees with more opportunities to “zone out” as attendees are already on the computer and distraction is only a click away. When attention comes at a premium, how do you keep attendees engaged during virtual meetings and events? With the help of event management technology and a little creativity,


How to Create Valuable Virtual Event Sponsorships

Creating an event sponsorship package and finding event sponsors is a key part of meeting and event planning. Increasing your sponsorship dollars is the quickest way to impact your bottom line. But, how does sponsorship change for virtual events? While in-person events have sponsorship down to a science, virtual events cannot rely on the same


Virtual Events

Leveraging Content for Virtual Events

Your content is the heart of your event, which is why when you host a virtual event, your content has a big role to play. It is the driving force behind registrations and audience engagement. Whether you are faced with pivoting your in-person event content to virtual or merely looking to amplify event content as a


Risk Management for Event Planning: What to Do When a Crisis Strikes

The meeting and event industry is no stranger to crisis. Natural disasters, political unrest, health scares, or an unimaginable act can happen at any time, anywhere in the world. Planners must be prepared to pivot and act quickly. You’ve likely dealt with one-off event disruptions for years, and hopefully have a crisis management plan in